TABLEĀ 8:

The antibiotics mentioned and frequency with which they were mentioned for the top five indications where antibiotics are said to be prescribed for use in dogs

Therapeutic areaPercentage mentioned*Percentage critically important antibiotics (CIAs) v percentage other antibiotics used for treatmentFrequency of use of the different classes of antibiotics (top 5)
Skin disease including:
  • (pyo)derma

  • otitis

  • wounds

52%
(36%)
(9%)
(7%)
CIAs: 10%
Non-CIAs:90%
1st and 2nd generation cephalosporins 35%,
Penicillins 31%,
(Fluoro)quinolone 9%,
Potentiated sulphonamides 8%,
Lincosamides 8%
Urogenital infection11%CIAs: 27%
Non-CIAs: 73%
Penicillins 55%,
(Fluoro)quinolone 26%,
1st and 2nd generation cephalosporins 9%,
Potentiated sulphonamides 6%
Respiratory disease10%CIAs: 16%
Non-CIAs: 84%
Penicillins 45%,
Tetracyclines 26%
(Fluoro)quinolones 13%,
1st and 2nd generation cephalosporins 8%
Gastrointestinal disease10%CIAs: 7%
Non-CIAs: 93%
Metronidazole 37%,
Penicillins 31%,
(Potentiated) sulphonamides 14%,
Aminoglycosides 7%,
(Fluoro)quinolones 5%
Dental disease7%CIAs: 36%
Non-CIAs: 64%
Macrolides 34%,
Metronidazole 31%,
Lincosamides 20%,
Penicillins 10%
Others10%CIAs: 18%
Non-CIAs: 82%
Penicillins 35%,
Tetracyclines 19%,
(Fluoro)quinolones 17%,
1st and 2nd generation cephalosporins 11%,
Lincosamides 4%
  • *Percentages in brackets are part of the percentage mentioned of each therapeutic area.